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Surrender to Your Children

Surrender isn’t easy. Letting go can be so hard. Letting go of expectations as a parent has been the most difficult and most profound lesson for me. Letting go of so many little things that seemed to matter so much to me before I became a parent- a clean house, sleep, sanity. I realize that I’ll have all those things again someday when I can no longer hold my children close. So today, while they are almost always in cuddling distance, I will try to get as many precious moments in and let go of the unimportant things.I am reminded of the universal nature of the difficulty in letting go each night when my children need to sleep. These tiny people...

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